Upstream information

CVE-2005-3857 at MITRE

Description

The time_out_leases function in locks.c for Linux kernel before 2.6.15-rc3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel log message consumption) by causing a large number of broken leases, which is recorded to the log using the printk function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 136025 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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